That first year at university or college can be a money pit, but your student should know how to spend responsibly and keep a budget. Don’t pay twice for…
If you’re starting university or college in the coming days, chances are you’ll be spending a lot of money, but don’t fret! Read on for more on tricks to help you save all-year-long, and for your future…
A global study by HSBC called The Value of Education: Higher and higher discovered that 42 per cent of Canadian students helped to pay the tuition for their own post-secondary education, in comparison to 15 per cent on average globally.
The lack of “money sense” among Canadian youth has been an item of discussion and growing concern across the nation for some time now. In response, the Ontario government recently announced a pilot project that puts a focus on financial literacy within the Grade 10 curriculum. The pilot is aimed at revamping the current mandatory careers studies course by integrating…
Are we in for a recession reversal? The latest numbers show good news for Canada’s economy. But what does that mean for you? Find out, and read the rest of this week’s headlines!
How long is your debt timeline? Think you could pay off your student loan or mortgage even faster? Check out this week’s headlines for our top tips.
A new report finds Ontario tuition costs are Canada’s highest, and have grown 248% since 1993! What can Ontario students do to counter these rising costs?
Have you joined the tap-to-pay movement? Consumers around the world are starting to eschew their wallets in favour of payment apps – but Canada’s banks are dragging their heels. While it remains to be seen when shoppers here will access the latest in tap tech, other new developments – from rewards to wearables – have recently hit the market. Read on to learn more about these exciting new options.
A recent RBC study finds students are worried about the financial future – and it’s no wonder, as employment prospects are tight, and tuition costs high. When it comes to juggling jobs, classes and loans, it’s easy to become a stress case – here, Derek shares his tips for staying financially grounded as he enters his last year of college.
Frosh week, the annual event-filled bash held to kick off the school year, is meant to help students acclimate to campus. But beware the marketing tactics designed to make you sign up and spend, from cable upgrades to credit cards.